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From: Doug Goldstein <cardoe@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] The future of sys-apps/openrc in Gentoo
Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2010 00:57:11
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] The future of sys-apps/openrc in Gentoo by Enrico Weigelt
On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 11:13 AM, Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@×××××.de> wrote:
> * Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o> schrieb: > >> What you are saying makes sense for desktop users since they will >> likely already have consolekit/policykit/nm-applet installed, and >> hence using NetworkManager for all network management makes sense. > > Actually, I've got several Gentoo-based desktop systems, none of > them uses any these packages. > >> From what I can see, we have three options: >> (a) Make our existing openrc network code + openrc configuration files >> work with systemd, and move to systemd by default >> (b) Make systemd work with openrc+NM configuration files[1], make NM >> work w/o PK/CK[2], add command line tools to NM, and move to systemd >> by default. >> (c) Support systemd as an alternative init system for use by desktop users. > >  (d) Fix systemd to get rid of dependencies to dbus, etc. > >
(e) Get our network scripts compatible with netcf [1], which is the way of the future for letting applications modify the network configuration of the system. [1] -- Doug Goldstein